A quest through California to find which addiction and recovery centers aren't using medication-assisted treatment—our country's best bet for beating the opioid crisis.
When used as a pain reliever, methadone is especially likely to cause unintentional overdoses.
After 20 years of skyrocketing addiction rates, how can the United States get its pill problem under control?
Hailed as the most compassionate way for the criminal justice system to deal with addicts, drug courts were designed to balance punishment with rehabilitation. But after 25 years, the verdict is in: Drug courts embolden judges to practice medicine without a license—and they put lives in danger.
Too often, Americans with painful medical conditions who misuse pain pills like Oxycontin are denied further treatment and even prosecuted. There are more effective, enlightened responses—as the U.K. has shown for decades.
We're winning: More progress has been made toward enlightened drug policies and treatment in the past five years than in the previous 25. Here's an advocacy agenda to take us even closer to the future we need.
Examining the medical, moral, and monetary decisions that Alkermes made to bring its drug Vivitrol to market—including a controversial trial in Russia. Are the critics right to cry foul?